Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

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As of Oct 02 2014 17:33 BST.

Consensus recommendation

As of Sep 26, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 45 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Share price forecast

The 25 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 55.00, with a high estimate of 59.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a 11.27% increase from the last price of 49.43. View Full Financials

High+19.6 %59.00
Med+11.5 %55.00
Low-16.9 %41.00


In 2013, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.08 USD, which represents a 2.98% increase over last year. The 19 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.04 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, a decrease of 1.59%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+2.98%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jul 22, 2014, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 2nd quarter 2014 earnings of 0.91 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 27 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 2nd quarter results by 24.66%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Oct 21, 2014. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+7.27%

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2013 earnings of 2.84 per share on Jan 21, 2014.
The next earnings announcement from Verizon Communications Inc. is expected the week of Jan 22, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.93%
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Verizon Communications Inc. had 2nd quarter 2014 revenues of 31.4830bn. This bettered the 31.1150bn consensus of the 23 analysts covering the company. This was 2.16% above the prior year's 2nd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.40%

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2013 of 120.5500bn. This was 4.06% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+2.86%
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